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KoruTe Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week

21 Hōngongoi – 27 Hōngongoi 2014; 21 July – 27 July 2014

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week celebrates te reo Māori. The 2014 theme it is “Te Kupu o te Wiki – The Word of the Week”. Follow our posts on the blog as we feature kupu (words), whakataukī (proverbs) and more.

Map by Charles HeaphyKemp’s Purchase

Governor Grey sent land commissioner Henry Kemp to the South Island in 1848 to buy land for the new settlement. Sixteen Ngāi Tahu chiefs signed Kemp’s Deed in Akaroa on 12 June 1848, keeping land for settlements and reserves, including those places where they gathered food (mahinga kai).